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I have chronic interstitial cystitis. tried several meds with limited success. is it normal to be on a pain medication such as norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) long term?

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Dr. Abraham Morse answered

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Other treatments can be found for ic. Consult a urologist or urogynecologist.

Answered Apr 21, 2015

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Dr. John Wilson answered

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I'd try Gabapentin or Lyrica (pregabalin) plus an antidepressant. I'd consider the implantable stimulators. I have seen patients have pain or frequency disappear. Urologist or pain physician would put them in. Norco long term will make pain worse and doesn't work for neuropathic pain anyway.

Answered Oct 23, 2017

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